retroworks writes: "According to a story in Digitimes, Acer chairman JT Wang is predicting the end of "tablet fever". "Commenting on tablet PC's impact on the notebook industry, [Wang] pointed out that tablet PC fever is already starting to cool down and consumers are also being attracted by notebooks again with Intel's Ultrabooks and Microsoft's Windows 8 the major attractions." Back to the old model then... PC and laptop sales, driven by Windows upgrades?"
...when fits of creativity run strong, more than one programmer or writer has
been known to abandon the desktop for the more spacious floor.
- Fred Brooks, Jr.